Inmarsat to provide fleetwide IoT connectivity for Maersk Supply Service

Inmarsat has extended its Fleet Xpress service agreement with Maersk Supply Service to include fleetwide IoT-based ship management connectivity on separate, dedicated bandwidths. Digital IoT services from Inmarsat will enable new phase in Maersk Supply Service strategy for enhanced performance, efficiency and sustainability across 30 offshore vessels, enabling fast, precise and automated data on emissions […]

IUMI releases 2021 analysis of global marine insurance market (IUMI Stats).

The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) today releases its 2021 analysis of the global marine insurance market – known as IUMI Stats Report. The report presents a range of statistical data from a variety of sources, including IUMI’s own data, to provide an insight into the marine insurance market within the context of global […]

Ocean Technologies Group partners with Samson Rope to provide on-demand mooring training on its Ocean Learning Platform

Ocean Technologies Group (OTG) and Samson Rope, a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance synthetic rope solutions, have agreed to collaborate to provide seafarers with on-demand access to Samson’s comprehensive set of online courses in rope handling, inspection, fabrication, and installation. The courses will be available on OTG’s Ocean Learning Platform, which was specially created […]

P&O FERRYMASTERS expands reefer trailer fleet to meet increasing customer demand

P&O FERRYMASTERS today announces the expansion of its fleet of refrigerated trailers known as reefers, to enable more customers to benefit from the end-to-end logistics company’s expertise in solving supply chain challenges for temperature-controlled goods. The 25 new specialist trailers are being introduced to provide additional capacity for a major new partnership with an international […]

Bureau Veritas and BESSÉ join forces on cyber security

Responding to the increasing threat of cyber-attacks in the maritime sector, Bureau Veritas and insurance consultancy major BESSÉ have announced a partnership to support shipowners with tailored solutions to improve their cyber security and cyber insurance. This partnership will see BESSÉ and BV combine their complementary expertise to help shipping stakeholders manage the risk of […]

Light Structures chosen to deliver real-time ice-load data on 10 new Sovcomflot LNG carriers

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has selected Light Structures, a leading supplier of fibre optic condition monitoring systems for maritime applications, to deliver comprehensive ice load monitoring systems for 10 Arctic Liquid Natural Gas Carriers (ALNGC) operated by Sovcomflot. The first of Sovcomflot’s newbuild ice-class ships will be delivered before the end of the year, with […]